Research

Publications

Books as editor

 

WoS journal publications

  • Vanrell, M.M., Armstrong, M.E., Prieto, P. (To appear). Experimental evidence for the role of intonation in evidential marking. Intonational constraints on pragmatic inferences: Theoretical and experimental investigations. In: Prieto, P. & Escandell-Vidal, V. (Eds.), Special issue, Language and Speech.
  • Torres-Tamarit, F., Linke, K., Vanrell, M.M. (2017). Opacity in Campidanian Sardinian metaphony. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 35(2), 549-576.
  • Astruc, Ll., Vanrell, M.M. (2016). Intonational phonology and politenes in L1 and L2 Spanish. Language acquisition in the 21st century. Theory and methodology. In: Liceras, J.M. and Grinstead, J. (Eds.), Special issue, Probus 28(1), 91-118.
  • Thorson, J., Borràs-Comes, J., Crespo-Sendra, V., Vanrell, M.M., Prieto, P. (2014). The acquisition of melodic form and meaning in yes-no interrogatives by Catalan and Spanish speaking children. Probus 27(1), 73-99.
  • Borràs-Comes, J., Vanrell, M.M., Prieto, P. (2014). The role of pitch range in establishing intonational contrasts. Journal of the International Phonetic Association 44(1).
  • Astruc, Ll., Payne, E., Post, B., Vanrell, M.M., Prieto, P. (2013). Tonal Targets in Early Child English, Spanish, and Catalan. Language and Speech 56(2), 229-253.
  • Vanrell, M.M., Mascaró, I., Torres-Tamarit, F., Prieto, P. (2013). Intonation as an encoder of speaker certainty: information and confirmation yes-no questions in CatalanLanguage and Speech 56(3), 163-190.
  • Vanrell, M.M., Stella, A., Gili-Fivela, B., Prieto, P. (2013). Prosodic manifestations of the Effort Code in Catalan, Italian and Spanish contrastive focus. Journal of the International Phonetic Association 43(2), 195-220.
  • Escudero, D., Aguilar, L., Vanrell, M.M., Prieto, P. (2012). Analysis of intertranscriber consistency in the Cat_ToBI prosodic labelling system. Speech Communication54, 566-582.
  • Payne, E., Post, B., Astruc, Ll., Prieto, P., Vanrell, M.M. (2012). Measuring child rhythm. Language and Speech55(2), 202-228.
  • Prieto, P., Estrella, A., Thorson, J., Vanrell, M.M. (2012). Is prosodic development correlated with grammatical development? Evidence from emerging intonation in Catalan and Spanish. Journal of Child Language39(2), 221-257.
  • Prieto, P., Vanrell, M.M.,  Astruc, L., Payne, E., Post, B. (2012). Phonotactic and phrasal properties of speech rhythm. Evidence from Catalan, English, and Spanish. Speech Communication54(6), 681-702.
  • Ortega-Llebaria, M., Vanrell, M.M., Prieto, P. (2010). Catalan speakers’ perception of word stress in unaccented contexts. Journal of Acoustical Society of America127(1), 462-471.
  • Prieto, P., Estebas-Vilaplana, E., Vanrell, M.M. (2010). The relevance of prosodic structure in tonal articulation. Edge effects at the prosodic word level in Catalan and Spanish. Journal of Phonetics 38(4), 688-707.

 

Book chapters

  • Vanrell, M.M., Fernández-Soriano, O. (Under review). Language variation at the prosody-syntax interface: Focus in European Spanish. In: García, M., Uth, M. (Editors), Focus Realization and Interpretation in Romance and Beyond. John Benjamins Publishing Company.
  • Astruc, Ll., Vanrell, M.M., Prieto, P. (2016). Intonational phonology and pragmatics: the intonation of offers in Catalan. In: Armstrong, M.E., Henriksen, N., Vanrell, M.M. (Editors), Intonational grammar in Ibero-Romance: Approaches across linguistic subfields, 91-114. John Benjamins Publishing Company.
  • Prieto, P.; Borràs-Comes, J.; Cabré, T.; Crespo-Sendra, V.; Mascaró, I.; Roseano, P.; Sichel-Bazin, R.; Vanrell, M.M. (2015). Intonational phonology of Catalan and its dialectal varieties. In: S. Frota and P. Prieto (Eds.), Intonational Variation in Romance, 9-62. Oxford University Press.
  • Roseano, P.; Vanrell, M.M.; Prieto, P. (2015). Fri_ToBI: Intonation variation of Friulian and its varieties. In: S. Frota and P. Prieto (Eds.), Intonational Variation in Romance, 101-139. Oxford University Press.
  • Vanrell, M.M.; Ballone, F.; Schirru, C.; Prieto, P. (2015). Sardinian intonational phonology: Logudorese and Campidanese varieties. In: S. Frota and P. Prieto (Eds.), Intonational Variation in Romance, 317-349. Oxford University Press.
  • Vanrell, M.M. (2013). Pitch accent types and the perception of focus in Majorcan Catalan wh- questions. In: S. Hancil and D. Hirst (Eds.), Prosody and Iconicity (Iconicity in Language and Literature 13), 127-148. John Benjamins Publishing Company.
  • Vanrell, M.M.; Mascaró, I. (2013). L’entonació del balear. In: P. Prieto and T. Cabré (Eds.), L’entonació dels parlars catalans. Publicacions de l’Abadia de Montserrat.
  • Vanrell, M.M.; Roseano, P.; Cabré, T. (2013). L’entonació de l’alguerès. In: Prieto, P.; Cabré, T. (Eds.), L’entonació dels parlars catalans. Publicacions de l’Abadia de Montserrat.
  • Vanrell, M.M., Cabré, C. (2011). Entonació vocativa i mot mínim en alguerès. In: M.-R. Lloret i C. Pons (Eds.), Noves aproximacions a la fonologia i la morfologia del català. Col·lecció Symposia Philologia. Alacant: IIFV, 521-542.

 

International conferences with ISBN

  • Armstrong, M.E., Vanrell, M.M. (2016). Intonational polar questions markers and implicature in American English and Majorcan Catalan. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2016.
  • Vanrell, M.M., Fernández-Soriano, O. (2014). Dialectal variation at the Prosody-Syntax interface: Evidence from Catalan and Spanish interrogatives. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2014, 253-282.
  • Vanrell, M.M., Amstrong, A., Prieto, P. (2014). The role of prosody in the encoding of evidentiality in Catalan. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2014, 1022-1025.
  • Feldhausen, I., Vanrell, M.M. (2014). Prosody, Focus, and Word order in Catalan and Spanish. An Optimality Theoretic Approach. Proceedings of the 10th International Seminar on Speech Production, 122-125.
  • Stella, A., Vanrell, M.M., Iraci, M., Prieto, P., Gili-Fivela, B. (2014). Intergestural coordination between tonal and oral gestures in Catalan, Italian and Spanish. Proceedings of the 10th International Seminar on Speech Production.
  • Vanrell, M.M.; Ballone, F.; Schirru, C.; Prieto, P. (2014). Lexicosyntactic and intonational marking of evidential and epistemic bias in Sardinian yes-no questions. In: Y. Congosto Martín, M.L. Montero Curiel and A. Salvador Plans (Eds.), Fonética Experimental, Educación Superior e Investigación, III. Prosodia. Madrid: Editorial Arco/Libros, 541-560.
  • Cabré, T.; Vanrell, M.M. (2013). Entonació i truncament en els vocatius romànics. In: E. Casanova Herrero and C. Calvo Rigual (Eds.), Actes del 26è Congrés de Lingüística i Filologia Romàniques (València, 6-1 September 2010). Berlin: W. de Gruyter, 543-553.
  • Borràs-Comes, J.; Roseano, P.; Vanrell, M.M., Chen, A.; Prieto, P. (2011). Perceiving uncertainty: facial gestures, intonation, and lexical choice. In: C. Kirchhof, Z. Malisz and P. Wagner (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2n Conference on Gesture and Speech in Interaction [GESPIN 2011] (5-7 September 2011, Bielefeld).
  • Cabré, T.; Vanrell, M.M. (2011). Accent i entonació en els vocatius de l’alguerès. In: La toponomàstica de les illes del Mediterrani occidental (XXXV Col·loqui de la Societat d’Onomàstica, 10-11 May 2008, l’Alguer). València/l’Alguer: Editorial Denes, S.L., 331-341.
  • Stella, A.; Vanrell, M.M.; Prieto, P.; Gili-Fivela, B. (2011). Articulatory data on alignment in Italian, Catalan and Spanish productions of different focus conditions. In: B. Gili-Fivela, A. Stella, L. Garrapa and M. Grimaldi (Eds.), Contesto comunicativo e variabilità nella produzione e percezione della lingua, Atti el 7 convegno AISV(26-28 January 2011, Lecce), Roma: Bulzoni.
  • Prieto, P.; Thorson, J.; Estrella, A.; Vanrell, M.M. (2011). Early intonational development in Spanish: A Case-Study. Selected Proceedings of the 13th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium. Somerville: Cascadilla, 203-213.
  • Vanrell, M.M.; Cabré, T. (2011). Troncamento e intonazione dei vocativi in Italia centromeridionale. In: B. Gili-Fivela, A. Stella, L. Garrapa andi M. Grimaldi (Eds.), Contesto comunicativo e variabilità nella produzione e percezione della lingua, Atti el 7 convegno AISV(26-28 January 2011, Lecce), Roma: Bulzoni.
  • Vanrell, M.M.; Stella, A.; Gili-Fivela, B.; Prieto, P. (2011). Prosodic cues for the recognition of contrastive focus. In: B. Gili-Fivela, A. Stella, L. Garrapa and M. Grimaldi (Eds.), Contesto comunicativo e variabilità nella produzione e percezione della lingua, Atti el 7 convegno AISV(26-28 January 2011, Lecce), Roma: Bulzoni.
  • Astruc, Ll.; Payne, E.; Post, B.; Prieto, P.; Vanrell, M.M. (2010). Word prosody in early child Catalan, Spanish and English. Speech Prosody 2010 100173: 1-4, ISBN: 978-0-557-51931-6.
  • Borràs-Comes, J.; Vanrell, M.M.; Prieto, P. (2010). The role of pitch range in establishing intonational contrasts in Catalan. Speech Prosody 2010 100103: 1-4, ISBN: 978-0-557-51931-6.
  • Crespo-Sendra, V.; Vanrell, M.M.; Prieto, P. (2010). Information-seeking questions and incredulity questions: gradual or categorical contrast? Speech Prosody 2010 100164: 1-4, ISBN: 978-0-557-51931-6.
  • Payne, E.; Post, B.; Astruc, Ll.; Prieto, P.; Vanrell, M.M. (2010). Rhythmic modification in Child Directed Speech. In: M. Russo (Ed.), Atti del convegno di Prosodia. Gli universali prosodici: confronto e ricerche sulla modellizzazione ritmica e sulle tipologie ritmiche. Roma: Aracne Biblioteca di Linguistica, 147-183.
  • Payne, E.; Post, B.; Astruc, Ll.; Prieto, P.; Vanrell, M.M. (2010). A cross-linguistic study of prosodic lengthening in child-directed speech. Speech Prosody 2010 100173: 1-4, ISBN: 978-0-557-51931-6.
  • Prieto, P.; Vanrell, M.M.; Astruc, Ll.; Post, B.; Payne, E. (2010). Speech rhythm as durational marking of prosodic heads and edges. Evidence from Catalan, English, and Spanish. Speech Prosody 2010 100951: 1-4, ISBN: 978-0-557-51931-6.
  • Vanrell, M.M.; Mascaró, I.; Torres-Tamarit, F.; Prieto, P. (2010). When intonation plays the main character: information- vs. confirmation-seeking questions in Majorcan Catalan. Speech Prosody 2010 100168: 1-4, ISBN: 978-0-557-51931-6.
  • Vanrell, M.M.; Prieto, P.; Astruc, Ll.; Payne, E.; Post, B. (2010). Early Acquisition of F0 Alignment and Scaling Patterns in Catalan and Spanish. Speech Prosody 2010 100839: 1-4, ISBN: 978-0-557-51931-6.
  • Vanrell, M.M. (2010). Entonació i focus en les interrogatives parcials del català de Mallorca. Interlingüística XX. Legal deposit: B-31966-2010. ISSN: 11348941.
  • Prieto, P.; Vanrell, M.M. (2009). L’adquisició de l’entonació del català. In: E. Devís and L. Carol (Eds.). Studi Catalani. Suoni e Parole. Bologna: Bononia University Press, 67-82.
  • Vanrell, M.M. (2008). Preplanificación y escalonamiento descendente en el catalán de Mallorca. In: A. Pamies, M.C. Amorós and J.M. Pazos (Eds.), Language and Design, Special Issue, 2. Método Ediciones: Granada, 99-105.
  • Ortega-Llebaria, M.; Prieto, P.; Vanrell, M.M. (2007). Perceptual Evidence for Direct Acoustic Correlates of Stress in Spanish. In: J. Trouvain and W. J. Barry (Eds.), Proceedings of the XVIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Saarbrücken, Germany, 6-10 August 2007. Pirrot GmbH: Dudweiler, 1121-1124.
  • Prieto, P.; Vanrell, M.M. (2007). Early intonational development in Catalan. In: J. Trouvain and W. J. Barry (Eds.), Proceedings of the XVIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Saarbrücken, Germany, 6-10 August 2007. Pirrot GmbH: Dudweiler, 309-314.
  • Vanrell, M.M. (2007). Effect of utterance length on F0 scaling. In: J. Trouvain and W. J. Barry (Eds.), Proceedings of the XVIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Saarbrücken, Germany, 6-10 August 2007. Pirrot GmbH: Dudweiler, 1165-1168.
  • Vanrell, M.M. (2006). A scaling contrast in Majorcan Catalan interrogatives. In: R. Hoffmann and H. Mixdorff (Eds.), Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2006, Dresden, Germany, 2-5 May 2006. TUDpress Verlag der Wissenschaften GmbH, 807-810.

 

Non-SCI journal publications

  • Feldhausen, I., Vanrell, M.M. (2015). Oraciones hendidas y marcación del foco estrecho en español: una aproximación desde la Teoría de la Optimidad Estocástica.Revista Internacional de Lingüística Iberoamericana (RILI), vol. XIII (2), 26: Oraciones hendidas en el mundo hispánico: problemas estructurales y variaciones.
  • Vanrell, M.M.; Ballone, F.; Schirru, C.; Prieto, P. (2015). Intonation and its interfaces in Sardinian polar questions. Loquens,1(2), e014. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.3989/loquens.2014.014
  • Prieto, P.; Payà, M.; Vanrell, M.M. (2015). Estils prosòdics en el llenguatge publicitari. In D. Casals & J. Cornudella (Eds.), Publicitat en català. Estudis de llenguatge publicitari (Zeitschrift für Katalanistik, special volume 13). Aachen: Shaker, pp. 5-22.
  • Vanrell, M.M.; Fernández-Soriano, (2013). Variation at the interfaces in Ibero-Romance. Catalan and Spanish prosody and word order. Catalan Journal of Linguistics 12, 1-30.
  • Pérez-Broncano, O.; Estebas-Vilaplana, E.; Vanrell, M.M.; Prieto, P. (2011). La expresión del grado de confianza en las preguntas: análisis de un corpus de Map Tasks. In: “El Estudio de la prosodia en España en el siglo XXI: perspectivas y ámbitos”. Anejo de Quaderns de Filologia, 31-60. Facultat de Filologia: Universitat de València.
  • Prieto, P.; Borràs-Comes, J.; Crespo-Sendra, V.; Thorson, J.; Vanrell, M.M. (2011). Entonación y pragmática en los enunciados interrogativos del español en habla dirigida a niños. Oralia14, 227-255.
  • Vanrell, M.M.; Prieto, P.; Astruc, L.; Payne, E.; Post, B. (2011). Adquisició dels patrons d’alineació i de camp tonal en català i espanyol. In: “El Estudio de la prosodia en España en el siglo XXI: perspectivas y ámbitos”. Anejo de Quaderns de Filologia, 71-88. Facultat de Filologia: Universitat de València.
  • Crespo-Sendra, V.; Vanrell, M.M.; Prieto, P. (2010). L’expressió de la incredulitat en català: un estudi prosòdic. Caplletra 49, 147-178.
  • Prieto, P.; Cabré, T.; Vanrell, M.M. (2010). L’Atles interactiu de l’entonació del català i el traçat de les isoglosses entonatives del català. Caplletra 49, 201-226.
  • Vanrell, M.M.; Mascaró, I.; Prieto, P.; Torres-Tamarit, F. (2010). Preguntar per saber i preguntar per confirmar: l’entonació de les interrogatives absolutes informatives i confirmatòries en català central i balear. Randa64, 77-95.
  • Vanrell, M.M.; Mascaró, I.; Torres-Tamarit, F.; Prieto, P. (2010). Entonació i pressuposició en les interrogatives del mallorquí.Caplletra49, 227-255.
  • Astruc, Ll.; Prieto, P.; Payne, E.; Post, B.; Vanrell, M.M. (2009). Acquisition of tonal targets in Catalan, Spanish, and English. In: A. Appleton, E. Lash and M. L. Jøhndal (Eds.), Cambridge Occasional Papers in Linguistics, Volum 5. Department of Linguistics, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, 1-14.
  • Payne, E.; Post, B.; Astruc, Ll.; Prieto, P.; Vanrell, M.M. (2009). Rhythmic modification in Child Directed Speech. In: O. Parker Jones and E. Payne (Eds.), Oxford University Working Papers in Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics, Volume 12,Papers in Phonetics and Computational Linguistics (http://www.ling-phil.ox.ac.uk/publications), 123-144.
  • Prieto, P.; Cabré, T.; Vanrell, M.M. (2009). El projecte de l’Atles interactiu de l’entonació del català: el cas de l’Alguer. Insula-Quaderno di cultura sarda 6, 133-162.
  • Prieto, P; Aguilar, L.; Mascaró, I.; Torres-Tamarit, F.; Vanrell, M.M. (2009).  L’etiquetatge prosòdic Cat_ToBI. Estudios de Fonética Experimental XVIII. 287-309. ISSN 1575-5533.
  • Prieto, P.; Vanrell, M.M. (2007). Sobre alguns contrastos fonològics en l’entonació del català. Caplletra40, 43-69.
  • Vanrell, M.M. (2006). A tonal scaling contrast in Majorcan Catalan interrogatives. Journal of Portuguese Linguistics5/6, 147-178.

 

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